The latest OB/GYN news articles and literature on women’s health published in over 2,000 top peer-reviewed medical journals, ranked and summarized daily. Our team of Obstetrics and Gynecology physician editors are dedicated to keep OB/GYN medical professions up to date. We cover the entirety of your diverse specialty, with subspecialty topics such as gynecologic oncology, maternal-fetal medicine, obstetric and gynecologic surgery, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, HPV, breast cancer, menopausal medicine, diagnostic imaging, and much more.
1 Congenital rickets due to vitamin D deficiency in the mothers Clinical Nutrition, December 22, 2014 Review Article
2 Overlap of proteomics biomarkers between women with pre-eclampsia and PCOS: A systematic review and biomarker database integration Human Reproduction, December 22, 2014 Review Article
3 The use of intravenous magnesium in non-preeclamptic pregnant women: Fetal/neonatal neuroprotection Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
4 Incidence of cervical precancers among HIV seropositive women American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
5 A systematic review on the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound in the diagnosis of vasa previa Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, December 22, 2014 Review Article
6 Gene expression profile in cardiovascular disease and preeclampsia: A meta-analysis of the transcriptome based on raw data from human studies deposited in Gene Expression Omnibus Placenta, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
7 Bone mineral density and fractures after risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer European Journal of Cancer, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
8 Colonization of the upper genital tract by vaginal bacterial species in non-pregnant women American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
9 Treatment of acute myeloid leukemia during pregnancy Annals of Pharmacotherapy, December 22, 2014 Review Article
10 The management of massive haematomas after insertion of retropubic mid-urethral slings International Urogynecology Journal, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
11 Personal or first-degree family breast cancer history: Which has higher impact on tumor detection and tumor size in breast cancer Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Illness uncertainty in breast cancer patients: Validation of the 5-item short form of the Mishel Uncertainty in Illness Scale European Journal of Oncology Nursing , December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
13 Microbiome of the placenta in pre-eclampsia supports the role of bacteria in the multifactorial cause of pre-eclampsia Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
14 Transvaginal ultrasound-guided local methotrexate administration as the first-line treatment for cesarean scar pregnancy: Follow-up of 18 cases Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
15 Resistance to single-agent chemotherapy and its risk factors in low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasms Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
16 Pap test use and cervical cancer incidence in first nations women living in Manitoba Cancer Prevention Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
17 Pregnant women are a reservoir of malaria transmission in Blantyre, Malawi Full Text Malaria Journal, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
18 Clinical and histopathologic predictors of reoperation due to recurrence of leiomyoma after laparotomic myomectomy International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, December 22, 2014
19 Acute rectal ischemia following failed uterine artery embolization and emergency hysterectomy for postpartum hemorrhage International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, December 22, 2014
20 Comparing effects in regular practice of e-communication and web-based self-management support among breast cancer patients: preliminary results from a randomized controlled trial Full Text Journal of Medical Internet Research, December 22, 2014 Clinical Article
As reported in the International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, the expression of enhancer zeste homolog (EZH)2 is associated with clinical stage, histologic differentiation, depth of infiltration, and lymph node metastasis in patients with cervical cancer; moreover, EZH2 expression is associated with a decreased OS. Expression of EZH2 was demonstrated in 10% of normal cervical specimens, 52% of LGSIL specimens, 64% of HGSIL specimens, and 68.3% of cervical cancer specimens.
As reported in Seizure: European Journal of Epilepsy, patients with epilepsy (n=3182) have a 3-fold increased risk for cerebral stroke. The risk was highest in the 20-39 year age group and those taking high doses of anti-epileptic medications.
As reported in ACTA Obstetricaet Gynecologica, a single pre-operative dose of tranexamic acid (15 mg/kg) significantly reduced blood loss (520 cc vs 730 cc) and the transfusion rate (30% vs. 44%) in ovarian cancer patients (n=100) undergoing radical debulking.